Schmidt Zeevis Rotterdam buyers at fish auctions look for the Responsible Fishing Certificate logo.
The vessel has been audited by an independent certification authority. The certificate is issued
by the Commodity Board for Fish and Fish Products, a Dutch government body.
Organisations worldwide are checking fish stocks, inspecting waters, measuring fish and tracking down illegal fishermen on a daily basis. Overfishing is considered a problem worldwide. At
the same time, significant differences exist among fish species and the regions where these species can be found, since these problems do not apply to the Dutch fishing sector and the Dutch fishing fleet is not
involved in illegal fishing.
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